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COVID-19 update Sept. 10

Sept. 10. The day after President Biden announced new vaccine mandates that could cover 100 million Americans, the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services reported 5,877 new cases of the coronavirus statewide as well as 71 new death due to COVID-19.

One of them was in Huntersville, according to NCDHHS data released today.


There have been a total of 15,075 deaths statewide due to the pandemic; including 59 total in Huntersville. The majority of deaths have occurred among the elderly.


Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 eased to 3,756 in today’s report, down from 3,815 yesterday. The previous high this year was 3,990 on Jan. 14.


Positive tests statewide rose to 12.1 percent,


In Mecklenburg County, there were 314 new cases, down from 593 new cases yesterday. County-wide, there were a total of nine new COVID-related deaths, which includes the one in Huntersville. The county-wide positive test rate stayed at 12.3 percent.

North Mecklenburg (change from Thursday)

Cornelius: 16 new cases, 3,616 cumulative total, 27 deaths total.

Davidson: 6 new cases, 2,098 cumulative total, 15 deaths total.

Huntersville: 26 new cases, 7,815 cumulative total, 59 deaths total.